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Mission Statement and Ethos

Mission Statement and Ethos

Introduction & Ethos

Griffeen Community College (CC) is a co-educational multi belief post-primary school. The college will operate under the patronage of Dublin and Dún Laoghaire Education and Training Board (DDLETB), in partnership with Scoil Sinéad Ltd., a new partner for post primary education in Ireland. Scoil Sinéad’s mission is to provide an educational platform that facilitates every child to achieve their true potential regardless of individual challenges.

Griffeen CC is a school embracing modern and innovative approaches to teaching and learning through the medium of English. Our shared aim is to create an inclusive and supportive learning environment, utilizing available resources, where all learners will flourish.

Griffeen CC provides an array of educational experiences and development opportunities for students built on the principles of the universal design for learning. The goal of the universal design for learning (UDL) is to use a variety of teaching methods and remove possible barriers to learning providing students with opportunities to succeed. Combining the experience and innovation of DDLETB and the unique vision of inclusive education endorsed by Scoil Sinéad, Griffeen CC is committed to the highest quality educational provision modelled on the capacities and unique needs of each child.

Mission Statement

Griffeen CC promotes the development of the whole person. It aims to nurture, in partnership with parents, responsible citizens equipped with skills for learning and for life. By creating a supportive and motivating learning environment we ensure that every student is given the opportunity to succeed. Awareness of students individual learning styles informs the learning strategies, thus personalizing the learning exchange for each student. The spirit of the college is based on respect, tolerance, understanding and appreciation for the diversity of our changing world. The Board of Management oversees the development of a caring and inclusive community where wisdom, inclusion and dignity are core values of our school. Fostering an atmosphere of mutual respect is central to what we do.

The community of teachers and parents, supported by the Board of Management are committed to creating a caring, learning community where each student is valued and accorded respect and dignity. Students will learn with pride, progress with confidence and achieve with human purpose.

Our Key Principles:

  • Wisdom-we aim to promote the importance of experience and good judgement
  • Inclusion – we promote social inclusion and provide opportunity for all.
  • Dignity – we promote equality of access to education and the dignity of each individual.
  • Respect for diversity – we welcome diversity and embrace the values, cultures and traditions of all our pupils to the benefit of all.

School Motto

“Learn with pride and progress with confidence”

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First Years Only
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Second Years ONLY
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ALL students
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ALL students half day
Here is the full school calendar for the 2018/19 Academic Year.
Here is a short video of some memories from our first year in Griffeen CC!
Parents please note Griffeen Parent Information Evening will be held in Sept/Oct 2018. Parents will be contacted after the summer with details and we look forward to meeting you all. Have a great summer!
Some picks from Week 2 of a four week course with Stephen Rice of the FAI. Our students have enjoyed the challenge of improving their football skills and working together as teams.
Griffeen Community College,
c/o Kishoge Community College,
Ninth Lock Road,
Co Dublin

01 621 2392

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